Single people have no shortage of options in the city of Houston. The nightlife is vibrant and varied, with bars that cater to dancing enthusiasts, upscale businesses people, casual night owls and more. A drive down some of the main venues in the city is certain to yield many nighttime surprises and there is always something new to experience. Here are some of the best bars for singles in Houston.
300 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 521-1121

Numbers is a premiere dance club and concert venue. This happening night spot has been open for almost 40 years and is known for hosting nationally known bands and other top acts. When there is no concert taking place, Numbers transforms into a dance club complete with DJ and some of the hottest music around. It’s a great place to watch live music but also an excellent venue to mingle with the crowd, find a dance partner and enjoy the freedom that comes with the single lifestyle.

Club Tropicana
3222 Fondren Road
Houston, TX 77063
(713) 977-4188

A place for singles to find a new friend and more, Club Tropicana is best known as a place for salsa dancing. Singles flock here to people watch and dance the night away to the Latin tunes. Live bands arrive later in the evening at Club Tropicana and the personnel even offers free salsa lessons on designated evenings. Club Tropicana has been selected as the Best Latin Club in Houston by several publications and it’s a great place for those singles who love salsa dancing and tropical beverages.

The Dogwood
2403 Bagby St.
Houston, TX 77006
(281) 501-9075

Singles who want to meet others in a somewhat quieter atmosphere will like The Dogwood, a Houston Midtown night spot. Seating both indoors and outdoors and a view of the Houston skyline are among the The Dogwood’s many charms. It’s common to find people watching sports at the Dogwood, conversing with others and otherwise sharing the highs and lows of the day while sipping on a cocktail and enjoying some delicious pub food. The Dogwood is a little classier than other bars, making it an ideal choice for professional singles and others who prefer a singles’ scene with a more sophisticated atmosphere.

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13 Celsius
3000 Caroline St.
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 529-8466

Another singles’ bar for sophisticated tastes, 13 Celsius is a European Wine Bar & Cafe in downtown Houston. It takes its name from its wine cellars, which are maintained at 13 degrees Celsius for optimal wine drinking pleasure. The wines offered at 13 Celsius include some of the finest vintages around and its clientele includes working professionals and others who want to sip and savor a glass of wine while talking about business or the philosophy of life. A visit to 13 Celsius can open your mind to different wines and a more refined worldview, making it a great place for the more discerning single.

The Ginger Man
5607 Morningside Drive
Houston, TX 77005
(713) 526-2770

The Ginger Man is a nice place to hang out, converse and enjoy some great craft beer or a mixed drink in a casual atmosphere. Singles flock here from nearby Rice University and other areas of Houston to partake in the laid-back setting, chat with friends and meet new people. The Ginger Man is best known for its massive selection of craft beer and visitors love it for both its beer and its casual charms. Guests can sit out on the patio when the weather is right or stay in the climate-controlled interior for an evening of non-pretentious, singles-oriented relaxation.

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Bryan Carey is a Houston, Texas resident with an avid interest in restaurants, dining, breweries, wineries, festivals, cultural events, museums, theatre, concerts, and other forms of entertainment. He has been writing about entertainment, travel, and related topics for more than fifteen years and has thousands of articles to his credit. His work can be found at